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Virus X: Tracking the New Killer Plagues

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AIDS, Ebola, mad cow disease, flesh-eating viruses...Today's newspapers are full of articles about new plagues & viruses. Where do these new viruses come from? Why do new plagues arise? Could there be - will there be - a lethal & incurable Virus X that spreads as easily as the common cold? The author, a renowned authority on diseases, presents a radical theory about the origin of deadly microbes in a book that takes us into the hot zones of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, then into the research labs & hospitals where doctors & scientists are risking their lives trying to control them.

Synopsis:

In a book that takes readers into the "hot zones" of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, Dr. Frank Ryan presents a radical theory about the origins of these deadly microbes, and reveals what research scientists and doctors are doing to try and control them.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-419) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316763066
Author:
Ryan, Frank
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communicable diseases
Subject:
Virology
Subject:
Viruses
Subject:
Diseases - Contagious
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Edition Description:
1st Back Bay paperback edition.
Series Volume:
#99-329
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.52x5.56x1.09 in. 1.28 lbs.

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